Conference on Systems-Neuroscience and Rehabilitation

Date: March 10-11, 2010

Place: 6F Conference room, College of National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities


National Rehabilitation Center

for Persons with Disabilities (NRCD)

Namiki 4-1, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359-8555, Japan


# 10 minutes walk from Shin-tokorozawa station (Seibu Shinjuku Line)

# 8 minutes taxi from Tokorozawa station (Seibu Ikebukuro & Seibu Shinjuku Line)



Host: Research Institute of National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities
Facilitator: Kenji Kansaku, MD, PhD
Registration fee: Free

Language: English

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#March 10, 13:30-18:10

13:30|13:40: Opening remarks

Dr Tsutomu Iwaya (President, NRCD)

Dr Motoi Suwa (Dean, Research Institute of NRCD)


Keynote Lecture (Chaired by Dr Yasoichi Nakajima; Dean, College of NRCD)


Dr Leonardo G. Cohen(NIH, NINDS (USA))

gBrain-computer interfaces in stroke rehabilitationh


Session I: Brain-Machine Interface/Brain-Computer Interface


Dr Kenji Kansaku (Research Institute of NRCD)

gBMI/BCI for persons with disabilitiesh



Dr Yasuharu Koike (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

gMuscle interface for rehabilitationh




Session II: Neurorehabilitation


Dr Toru Ogata (Research Institute of NRCD)

gMolecular and electrophysiological approaches for functional recovery in patients with injured spinal cordh



Dr Tatsuya Mima (Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine)

gImprovement of spastic hemiparesis using rTMS combined with motor trainingh



7 minutes presentations from young investigators



#March 11, 9:00-12:20

Session III: Augmenting Cognition

09:00|09:50: Special Lecture

Dr Yves Rossetti (INSERM/ Lyon Medical School (France))

gVisuo-motor plasticity and the rehabilitation of unilateral neglecth


09:50|10:40: Special Lecture

Dr Shigeru Kitazawa (Juntendo University School of Medicine)

gToward a cure based on a better understanding of autismh


10:40|10:55: BREAK



Dr Katsumi Watanabe (The University of Tokyo)

gImplicit behavioral contagionh



7 minutes presentations from young investigators


12:10|12:20: Closing remark

Dr Fumio Eto (Dean, Training Center of NRCD)